Stephen Volk

Stephen Volk

Stephen Volk is best known as the writer of the BBC’s notorious “Hallowe’en hoax” Ghostwatch – called by some the most frightening thing ever produced on TV – and the award-winning ITV paranormal drama series Afterlife starring Andrew Lincoln and Lesley Sharp. His screenplays include 2011’s The Awakening starring Rebecca Hall and Dominic West, Ken Russell’s Gothic starring Gabriel Byrne and Natasha Richardson, The Guardian (co-written with William Friedkin), and the 3-part TV adaptation of Phil Rickman’s Midwinter of the Spirit. He won a BAFTA for The Deadness of Dad starring Rhys Ifans and wrote the play The Chapel of Unrest which was premiered at the Bush in London starring Jim Broadbent and Reece Shearsmith.

A greatly admired prose writer, his 2014 short story collection ‘Monsters In The Heart’ won a British Fantasy Award for Best Collection, while his novella ‘A Newspaper Heart’, won the 2015 Award for Best Novella.

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    Thu. Dec. 10, 2015 - 7:00 pm GMT - 10:00 pm GMT
    Live From Miskatonic: Stephen Volk in Conversation with Sean Hogan (London)
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